Story at POLITICO that may document the first shots fired in a post 2012 election "GOP Civil War".
Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said early Wednesday morning on MSNBC that it’s time for Republican leaders to stand up to “extreme statements” and “nonsense” coming from within the GOP, including Rush Limbaugh.
“Now, people calling for revolution and these extreme statements — when I talk about a civil war in the Republican Party, what I mean is, it’s time for Republican elected leaders to stand up and to repudiate this nonsense, and to repudiate it directly,” Schmidt said.Amen brother. But it is hard to tell where this will ultimately lead as for The Party of Lincoln to return to it's roots and then go on to ultimately deliver successful policy for the country, many members will have to shed the deeply believed falsehoods that have created the monetary morons, libertarian radicals, metal-lovers, and homophobes that currently populate a large sector within the party.
The problems within the GOP require corrective action that goes much deeper than simply the immediate rebuke of boorish and inflammatory comments often made by the many GOP friendly radio show hosts who shill for the gold-sellers.